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Senior car wash a huge success

Senior car wash a huge success

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

September 16, 2011


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The senior class of 2012 had a car wash on September 4 to help reach fundraising goals for their Senior Bonding. The seniors were in a bind financially weeks before bonding, which was going to put the class into the red.  With the pressing situation at hand, the class officers booked a last minute car...

Project Grad 2012 Planning Underway

Project Grad 2012 Planning Underway

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

September 16, 2011


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The planning of Project Grad for Kohala High Seniors is now underway.  Project Grad is an all night celebration for seniors on their graduation night, where they can participate in lots of fun activities. This will be the 3rd year that Kohala High School’s graduating class has held the drug and a...

School wide bonding a “sweet” success

School wide bonding a “sweet” success

Jenna Nickl, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2011


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Another school wide bonding has come and gone, leaving its share of hilarious and very "sweet" memories. The 2011 Student Council Facilitators started off the day with an energizer and introduced the theme "Sweet Ingridients for Success" by dancing out to sugary songs based on their group names. The...

Hawaii Meth Project presentation shocks students

Hawaii Meth Project presentation shocks students

Daryl Diaz

September 9, 2011


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Guest speaker Jennifer Phakoom, a representative from the "Hawaii Meth Project," attended Kohala High's School Wide Bonding on September 7, 2011, to educate the students about the drug crystal methamphetamine or more commonly know as meth or ice. From how meth is made, to being sold, to being used; the...

Dress Code Issues Being Resolved

Dress Code Issues Being Resolved

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

September 8, 2011


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The 2011-2012 school year has started off with little conflict, with the major exception of dress code policy.  Students at Kohala High have been flirting with the line of what is inappropriate and what is not for the first three weeks of school. As someone looked down the hallways, it appeared obvious...

Kohala High Students Excited for New School Year

Kohala High Students Excited for New School Year

August 18, 2011


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We are three weeks into the new school year, and students at Kohala High are up and running. The first day of school started off a little slow, with many people trying to get a feel for their classes and freshmen trying to get oriented in their new home for the next four years. “I had two different...

Relay for Life a success for community

Relay for Life a success for community

CJ Yamamoto

August 9, 2011


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This year's Relay for Life has come and gone in the blink of an eye but as always, has provided its share of memories. For the first time in a long time, Kohala High School represented 3 teams in this annual fight against cancer. Each team member individually fundraised at least $100 as well as helping...

High School Newspaper Moves Online

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

August 8, 2011


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Ka Leo Na Opio, the Kohala High School newspaper, has now moved online to www.kaleonaopio.com.  Staff of the newspaper decided to make the switch because they wanted to get current information to students and the community in a timely manner, avoid printing costs, and increase picture use. Editor Jenna N...

Senior Wills

May 20, 2011


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I, Efrelyn Abellera “Snooki”, do hereby leave my brother my car & parking sticker. I leave my 4th period class all our crazy convos and memories. I leave the underclassmen my partying skills & Joshy my pimping skills. I leave my study skills to my youngest brother. I love everyone! I, ...

Senior Exit Plans

May 20, 2011


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Despite their small size, this year’s seniors are headed far and wide with one common goal: to have successful lives after their amazing years at Kohala High School. Stretching from Hilo to New York, the Kohala High School Class of 2011 plans to stretch their warm spirit acorss the state and the nation...

Class of 2011 Project Grad well on track

Karen Ramos

January 31, 2011


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This year’s Kohala High School Senior Class of 2011 will be continuing the tradition of participating in Project Grad  on the night of graduation, May 21, 2011 Project Grad is an all night celebration after graduation that consists of games, activities, entertainment, music, food, give aways, and...

New “Zero Waste Park” raises eyebrows

Delani McAulay

January 31, 2011


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As North Kohala’s most heavily populated neighborhood, it’s no wonder why Ainakea is opposed to the idea of a new waste station being built just a quarter of a mile away from the dozens of homes belonging to local residents of Kohala. Concerns about odors, air quality and noise are rising as a...

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